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Light Armored Vehicle-Logistics (LAV-L)

Primary function: Provision of ammunition, rations and POL (petroleum, oil and lubricant) supplies required to sustain operations of first-line armored vehicles.
Length: 254.6 inches (6.46 meters)
Height: 109.0 inches (2.77 meters)
Width: 98.4 inches (2.5 meters)
Weight: 22,960 pounds (10,423 kilograms)
Combat Weight: 28,200 pounds (12,802 kilograms)
Range: 410 miles (660.1 kilometers)
Speed: 62 mph (99.2 km/hr)
Swim speed: 6 mph (9.6 km/hr)
Crew: 3--driver, vehicle commander and crewmember
Armament: M240E1 7.62mm machine gun
Payload: 5,240 pounds (2378.96 kilograms)
Unit Replacement Cost: $634,000

Features: The LAV-L is an all-terrain, all-weather vehicle with night capabilities. It is air transportable via C-130, C-141, C-5 and CH-53 E. When combat loaded there are 200 ready rounds and 800 stowed rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. There are 8 ready rounds and 8 stowed rounds of smoke grenades. The vehicle can be made fully amphibious within 3 minutes.

Inventory: 94

Date last modified: 12/14/95

Last Modified on June 17, 1999